Health

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Two clinicians launch free UK-wide online clinical screening and specialist information service

Leeds-based physiotherapist Anthony Burns and orthopaedic surgeon Simon Boyle have launched a unique free online platform to assess musculoskeletal problems and advise patients on appropriate local specialists for their problem. This service is available throughout the UK. Known as ‘ecovery’ the platform has been designed to quickly allow patients to

Bradford-based Regenex dyes 100,000 NHS scrub suits to equip Nightingale hospitals

Commercial linen stain removal specialist, Regenex, has used its textile dyeing expertise to colour 100,000 medical scrub suits for future use on healthcare frontlines. The white workwear, ordered for emergency use, has been dyed in shades of cobalt, raspberry and ciel to meet the requirements of the NHS trusts

Packaging manufacturer launches new specialist health division

Yorkshire-headquartered packaging firm PFF Group has established a new health division following its appointment to manufacture 360 million disposable polythene aprons for frontline NHS staff and social care workers. The contract from the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) has seen the company create 100 new jobs and invest

Ford and Venari Group to produce new lightweight ambulance in UK

Ford has announced plans to re-establish its presence in the UK ambulance market, with an innovative new Transit ambulance developed in conjunction with Brighouse-based Venari Group under the code name Project Siren. Scheduled to enter production in mid-2021, the new vehicle’s lightweight design is fully compliant with the national

New appointment is a real ‘comfort’ for residents at specialist nursing home

A new registered manager has been appointed at one of the most respected specialist nursing homes in the north of England. Comfort Sijuwade joins the team at Staveley Birkleas in Shipley, which is owned and operated by Czajka Care Group, and cares for young people from the age of 18

Famous faces lend support to NHS campaign to help people choose services wisely

Stars of sports, stage and screen have lent their voice to support an NHS campaign to encourage people to use health services appropriately this winter. The campaign, ‘Help Us, Help You Leeds’ aims to make people to think about how they access health services and gives key information about when

Scunthorpe opticians invests £50k in hospital-grade technology

An opticians in Scunthorpe has recently invested in hospital-quality technology, which can help detect treatable eye conditions such as macular degeneration sooner. Specsavers Scunthorpe has invested £50,000 into an OCT (optical coherence tomography) machine and viewing screens, in order to bring ultimate peace of mind to its customers. The